History of the Ilion Central School District

Ilion High School 1916 Architect Information

Ilion High School 1916 Building Architecture
Ilion High School 1916 Building Architecture
Notice the specification states that the building is 'Fireproof'.

Albert W. Fuller (1854-1934) had a prolific practice in Albany, designing houses, institutional buildings, hospitals, and YMCA buildings; he worked in a wide range of popular styles. Fuller published a book titled Artistic Homes in City and Country in 1882. Fuller was a partner in the firms Fuller & (William A.) Wheeler, 1885-1895; Fuller & Pitcher, 1890s-1908; and Fuller & (William P.) Robinson, 1917-1925.

Fuller died in Albany, New York, October 3, 1934, at the age of eighty. He was active in his profession to the end. He was born in Clinton, New York. He went to Albany as a youth to learn architecture and had constructed many of the city's finest buildings. He was the head of the Fuller, Robinson Company. WWAA I - 1936-37.


Ilion High School Floor Plan 1914
Ilion High School Floor Plan 1914
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The GE Realty Plot
Created in 1899 when the General Electric company purchased a plot of land in the middle of Schenectady from Union College, the GE Realty Plot contains historic homes in a wonderful variety of architectural styles from the turn of the century. - Fuller designed the Ernst Berg home. Dr. Ernst Berg was for nearly thirty years the Chairman of the Department of Engineering at Union College.

      The GE Realty Plot - Architects

      The GE Realty Plot - Modernism
Fuller designed the Ernst Berg home. Dr. Ernst Berg was for nearly thirty years the Chairman of the Department of Engineering at Union College.

Charlotte Williams Memorial Hospital, Virginia - 1903
Fuller was selected for the Charlotte Williams Memorial Hospital project on the strength of his design for the Albany General Hospital.

      Belhurst Castle was also designed by Albert W. Fuller, as a private residence, on the shores of Seneca Lake in Geneva, New York.

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